WATCH | #StateCapture: Barbara Hogan testimony postponed
Former public enterprise minister Barbara Hogan arrived early to give evidence at the commission of inquiry into state capture in Parktown, Johannesburg but hardly had a word to say.
Hogan was due to testify before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo about how then president Jacob Zuma made it difficult for her to do her job and how his friends, the Guptas, pressurised her into scrapping a lucrative flight route to benefit their business interest.
She however never got to testify as her affidavits were not submitted in time to allow implicated persons to exercise their rights provided in the commission rules.
Her much anticipated testimony did however not attract the same crowd at that of Nhlanhla Nene last week, who until Tuesday was the country’s finance minister until he was relieved of his duties on Tuesday afternoon.
Nene was replaced with former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni after he asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties following revelations that he lied about several meetings with the Gupta family...